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YouTube’s Paid Channels May Be Off to a Slow Start YouTube’s Paid Channels May Be Off to a Slow Start
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Back in May, after much speculation, YouTube finally unveiled their first-ever paid channels. Most costing a few dollars a month, the paid channels put exclusive content behind a paywall, ultimately changing an aspect of YouTube that users are quite comfortable …

Meta Alert: A Short Film of Films Inside Other Films Meta Alert: A Short Film of Films Inside Other Films
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What you’re about to see is a celebration of the movies at one of its most confusing, but oddly purest forms. It’s a compilation video of movies being featured in other movies. Do you remember when the prisoners in The …

Google, Facebook And Twitter Train Mental Health Nonprofits On Social Media Google, Facebook And Twitter Train Mental Health Nonprofits On Social Media

Representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter got together for a big training session for mental health nonprofits in Washington D.C. this afternoon, and Google has put 2 1/2 hours worth of video from the event online for anyone interested to …

12-Year-Old Clearly Explains Egypt Events 12-Year-Old Clearly Explains Egypt Events

A video of a 12-year-old boy explaining the recent events in the uprising in Egypt has gone viral. El Wady News recently interviewed young Ali Ahmed about why he was on the scene at the protests that led to the …

Google Makes New YouTube Channel Creation Easier For Those With Multiple Channels Google Makes New YouTube Channel Creation Easier For Those With Multiple Channels
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Google announced a new small but helpful feature for YouTube today. Now when you go to create a new channel, you’ll have the option to have it connected with a Google+ Page. This makes it easier for channel creators that …

Fox News Host Nails ‘Trick Shot Titus’ in the Face – or Brian Kilmeade Makes Toddler Cry on National Television Fox News Host Nails ‘Trick Shot Titus’ in the Face – or Brian Kilmeade Makes Toddler Cry on National Television
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It didn’t take long for “Trick Shot” Titus Ashby, the toddler with amazing basketball skills, to make his way from YouTube star to national sensation. He’s taken his unique over-the-head shot all over the talk show circuit, impressing millions with …

YouTube Launches First Major Update To PS3 App YouTube Launches First Major Update To PS3 App

YouTube has launched an update for its PS3 app bringing the “send to TV” feature that pairs the console with a phone or tablet. The update also adds smoother video playback and less buffer through adaptive bitrate streaming. It’s the …

Soccer Hooligan Brawl Gets The David Attenborough Treatment Soccer Hooligan Brawl Gets The David Attenborough Treatment

A couple of weeks ago, a YouTube video of a soccer fan brawl hit the trend cycle. This one, however, isn’t just the traditional footage of fans pounding on each other in the stands until the security guards intervene. No, …

Zach Braff Helps Guy Propose, Removes All Chance of Her Saying No Zach Braff Helps Guy Propose, Removes All Chance of Her Saying No

Another day, another jerk making us all look bad by staging an elaborate marriage proposal and then putting the whole thing on YouTube. But seriously, this one’s pretty cool. It involves Zach Braff, some pets, some friends, some family, and …

Google Makes Investment In VEVO, Renews Deal Google Makes Investment In VEVO, Renews Deal

YouTube partnered with Universal and Sony back in 2009 for the launch of music video site VEVO. Since then, VEVO has been one of Google’s top YouTube partners, but with an expiration of that partnership looming, uncertainty has surrounded the …

Here’s 18 Minutes of 2013′s Best YouTube Fails Here’s 18 Minutes of 2013′s Best YouTube Fails
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2013 is a little more than halfway over, and that means that idiots have had over 6 months to fail, record themselves failing, and post their videos of themselves failing on YouTube. There’s simply nothing like watching people bust their …

1984, As Explained by Thug Notes’ Sparky Sweets, PhD 1984, As Explained by Thug Notes’ Sparky Sweets, PhD

Sparky Sweets, PhD, is back you guys. As promised, the latest round of Thug Notes (Classic literature, original gangster) tackles George Orwell’s seminal classic 1984. “Yo, you know what else is wack? As the party recreates reality, eventually all your …

YouTube Finds Online Video Is Becoming Increasingly Important To Gamers YouTube Finds Online Video Is Becoming Increasingly Important To Gamers

If you’re a gamer, chances are you watch a lot of game trailers on YouTube. If you’re engulfed in gaming culture, you probably watch Let’s Plays and other forms of community created content on YouTube as well. Google now says …

‘It Gets Worse’ Project Looks at Stand Up Comedy, the ‘Best and Worst Job’ ‘It Gets Worse’ Project Looks at Stand Up Comedy, the ‘Best and Worst Job’

Comedians Dave Waite and Grant Lyon have created the “It Gets Worse” project, a parody of the popular “It Gets Better” LGBT project. Their series focuses on the jubilation felt by stand up comedians after their first performance and the …

YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video
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Not only is June LGBT pride month, but yesterday the Supreme Court made a huge decision that bolsters gay rights and marriage equality by striking down the controversial Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. In honor of all that, YouTube …

YouTube Explains Copyright In The Best Way Possible YouTube Explains Copyright In The Best Way Possible

Copyright law is confusing. Even lawyers have trouble grasping copyright law, so it stands to reason that regular ol’ content producers on YouTube would have trouble as well. Don’t worry – YouTube and its puppet pals are here to help. …

YouTube Is Streaming Wimbledon Starting Monday YouTube Is Streaming Wimbledon Starting Monday

This year, with the help of Rolex, YouTube is set to be your exclusive source for live streaming at Wimbledon. The Wimbledon Championships, the world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament, is set to kick off on Monday, June 24th, …

Meet Thug Notes, the Best Classic Literature Discussion on YouTube Meet Thug Notes, the Best Classic Literature Discussion on YouTube
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“Jem’s crippled ass is a metaphor for America’s jacked-up justice system. Jem f*ckin’ up his arm so young is one of them synecdoches for a country that was born with backward-ass ideas. Now, that sh*t might heal, but it gonna …

Vine Sees Near YouTube-Level Engagement on Twitter Vine Sees Near YouTube-Level Engagement on Twitter

If you’re a brand who’s looking to expand its social media strategy – you better give Vine a look if you’re not already. New data from SocialBakers suggests that Twitter users are almost as likely to engage with your Vine …

Google Gives Businesses New Dashboard Google Gives Businesses New Dashboard

Google announced the launch of a new Google+ Dashboard, which is designed to help businesses manage their presence across Google properties, including Google+, AdWords, Google Maps, YouTube, etc. Google’s Pavni Diwanjhi made the announcement in a Google+ post in which …

Google May Face Full Pakistan Block Over “Blasphemous” Materials Google May Face Full Pakistan Block Over “Blasphemous” Materials
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Pakistan’s new IT and telecommunications minister has a problem. She wants to end to longstanding ban on Google’s YouTube, but she also needs assurances that Google will work to block “blasphemous and objectionable” materials from the world’s most popular video …